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KJEL SPORTS THURSDAY AUGUST 19, 2021

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL WEDNESDAY-

MILWAUKEE 6 CARDINALS 4 (10)

THE BREWERS PITCHING HELD THE FORT LONG ENOUGH FOR A COMEBACK WIN ON KJEL…ST. LOUIS SCORED EARLY AND LED 3-0 BEFORE THE OFFENSE SHUTDOWN UNTIL EXTRA INNINGS WITH LARS NOOTBAR CONTRIBUTING…..

BUT, AVISAIL GARCIA HOMERED TWICE FOR MILWAUKEE, INCLUDING A 9TH INNING LONG-BALL THAT TIED THE GAME BEFORE THE VISITORS SCORED THREE IN THE TENTH TO WIN FOR A SECOND STRAIGHT NIGHT AT BUSCH STADIUM..THE CARDS COMMITTED TWO ERRORS IN THE TENTH THAT LED TO THREE UNEARNED RUNS…JOSH HADER WAS THE WINNER WITH DEVIN WILLIAMS CLOSING FOR THE SAVE…ALEX REYES SUFFERED THE LOSS…

FOR A SECOND STRAIGHT EVENING, THE CARDS FAILED TO CAPITALIZE ON OPPORTUNITIES TO GAIN MORE GROUND IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE WILDCARD RACE..THE BREWERS ARE NOW 42-20 ON THE ROAD THIS SEASON…THEY’LL TRY TO SWEEP THE REDBIRDS TONITE WITH PRE-GAME AT 5:50 ON KJEL…

ROYALS 3 HOUSTON 2

MAKE IT THREE STRAIGHT VICTORIES FOR K.C. AGAINST THE AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST LEADERS AND IT FEATURED A DRAMATIC ENDING WHEN ANDREW BENINTENDI THREW OUT CHAS MCCORMICK AT THE PLATE TRYING TO SCORE THE TYING RUN ON JOSE ALTUVE’S SINGLE….BENINTENDI CREDITED THE PITCHING FOR STEPPING UP..

HUNTER DOZIER’S TWO RUN HOMER IN THE 7TH PUT KANSAS CITY IN FRONT AND ENABLED THE ROYALS TO POST A COMEBACK VICTORY FOR THE 31ST TIME THIS SEASON…DOMINGO TAPIA WAS THE WINNER WITH SCOTT BARLOW AWARDED THE SAVE…THE ROYALS TRY TO SWEEP THE FOUR GAME SET THIS AFTERNOON AT 1:10…

DOUBLE A BASEBALL-

WICHITA 7 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 1

 


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